Creating a form in a custom views field

I am working on a bit of functionality that allows a ‘form’ to be embedded in a custom views field on a view I am working on.

The view is a table list of ‘request’ entities. The very last column in the table for each row is a ‘quick edit’ form, that has a custom form with a few fields on it (depending on the entity displayed in the current row). I am trying to figure out how to build a custom views plugin/field that will let me render a working form. I know how to do the logic to show the needed fields conditionally, and know how to build a normal form, but I am not sure how to build one into a views field.

I used `drush generate plugin-views-field’ and I can render form elements in the render() method, but they don’t actually do anything as a form isn’t actually generated.

Would it be easier/possible to create a form inside module/src/Form (that accepts additional arguments), and render that form using formBuilder->getForm() or is there a way I can build and render the form inside of a views plugin?

The form needs to work via ajax, so that you can make the quick-edit without reloading the page.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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